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Anemone hupehensis 'Andrea Atkinson'

Anemone hupehensis 'Andrea Atkinson' (Japanese Anemone)

Common Name

Japanese Anemone


Any moist well drained soil with reasonable fertility.


Sun or partial shade



Action and Timing

Single white flowers borne from August to October.

Nursery Notes

Propagate by early spring or autumnal divisions.


Introduced from Hupeh in China around 1908 and is said to be a parent of the stock that the plant collector Robert Fortune introduced from Japan, so in essence it could be argued that the Japanese Anemone is actually from China.....I would not wish to labour the point of view though. It matters not. I actually prefer the delicacy of the single flowered forms myself, but that is a personal preferance.

This plant was added to the database on 6th January, 2010.

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